Katharine Hickey

Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op) (1987), Memorial University

St. John’s, NL

Chair of the Governance Committee
Vice-Chair of the Campus Planning and Development Committee
Member of the Executive Committee

Member since September 2014
Alumni Representative



Ms. Hickey is a business professional with a broad background in business, marketing and advertising communications. She has extensive experience developing business and marketing strategies and plans for clients and helping clients identify and execute marketing activities. She has worked for Target Marketing and Communications, Cable Atlantic (now Rogers Cable), Economic Recovery Commission and Kraft Canada (Ontario and NL). Ms. Hickey created Plank Marketing & Communications in 2006 and serves as president.

She has contributed her time and talents to numerous boards, including the St. John’s International Airport Authority, the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, Opera on the Avalon and Cable in the Classroom. She is past member of the Business Association of Newfoundland and Labrador and a current member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.


Board of Regents

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000